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Helper III
Helper III

Running SQL queries/ Calling View in PowerApps

Hi PowerUsers,

 

I was wondering if we have any mechanism to run a SQL query or call a view within PowerApps without involving MS flow?

I have a very large data set residing in the SQL table and I do not want to attach the complete table in PowerApps.

And do not want to use flow either !!

 

Is there any way around to get this done ?

 

Looking forward to your awesome responses 🙂 

 

 

Regards,

Ali Nawaz

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Dual Super User III
Dual Super User III

To the best of my knowledge there is no way to execute a SQL query from inside Power Apps without using SQL.  You can approximate the same thing using ShowColumns() and Filter().  But your data source will use the full table/view that you are attaching to.



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Hi Ali,
Not sure if you figured this out yet but there is an interesting related video by Brian Dang.
Here's the link: https://youtu.be/K_H5r0nzwy4

 

Hope it's helpful.

If you find a better solution, let me know!

 

Thanks,

Mike

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